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  • From left to right: Winners of the Open Final (Lucy Murphy, partner Dawid Bartkowiak missing) and the Novice Final (Marina Kojić & Mira Eberdorfer), best speaker Tin Puljić and best novice speaker Louisa Broeg - (c) Debattierclub München

    Mixed-Team wins Munich Research Open

    In a final jugded by Aisling Tully (chair), Huyen Nguyen, Matt Hankin, Przemek Stolarski, Miri Muntean, Joona Suhonen and Seyoung Jeon, the team Trauma All-Stars (Dawid Bartkowiak, Lucy Murphy) in Closing Government won the Munich Research Open 2019 against teams …

    Vom 17. Mar 2019 um 22:58

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Oxford wins Leiden Open

Oxford wins Leiden Open

The team Oxford Traitors A (Gigi Gil, Tommy Peto; Oxford) has won the final of the Leiden Open 2019. Out of Opening Opposition, they defeated the Opening Government ESL justice warriors (Jure Hederih, Sarah Brdnik; Oxford/Edinburgh), the Closing Government Yugoslavia …

04. Mar 2019

Belgrade wins PEP IV

Belgrade wins PEP IV

The PEP IV 2019 saw a home victory of the team in Opening Government We are too old to be here (Stefan Siridzanski, Janko Djordjevic). They defeated the Opening Opposition It’s like Uber, but for debaters (Joona Suhonen, John Kay), …

02. Mar 2019

LSE wins Manchester IV

LSE wins Manchester IV

The LSE team Line of Control (Hamza Tariq Chaudhry, Mythili Mishra) has won the Manchester IV 2019. Out of Closing Opposition, they defeated the Opening Government Moral Metrics and Shit (Arth Mishra, Josh Ashworth, LSE), Opening Opposition Oxford present and rejected …

01. Mar 2019

Mixed-Team wins UDP Open

Mixed-Team wins UDP Open

The team Mary Berry (Tudor Musat, Iona Covei) was victorious at the UDP Open 2019. Out of Opening Government, they defeated the Opening Opposition Sciences Proles (Daniel Chouchena, Hao Juan Tan), the Closing Government 5,000 Troops to Paris (Olivia Sundberg …

10. Feb 2019

Hull wins York IV

Hull wins York IV

The York IV 2019 was won by the team Breaking On A Points Based System (Michael Crossely, Ryan Fisk) from the University of Hull. They won the final out of Closing Government against the Opening Government He taught me LO, …

21. Jan 2019

Oxford wins Birmingham IV

Oxford wins Birmingham IV

The team Oxford GP (Gigi Gil, Tommy Peto) was victorious at the Birmingham IV 2018. They won the final motion “TH prefers a world where co-parenting is primarily non-romantic (conducted by consenting partners who have no romantic or sexual relationship, …

21. Dec 2018

Munich/Oxford wins Riga IV 2018

Munich/Oxford wins Riga IV 2018

The 20th edition of the SSE Riga IV was won by the mixed-team Balkans: Dangerously Emotional (Melda Eren, Jure Hederih; Munich/Oxford). They won the final motion “THW prefer a world where wealth is seen as shameful” out of Closing Government …

19. Dec 2018

Mixed-Team wins Munich Research Open

From left to right: Winners of the Open Final (Lucy Murphy, partner Dawid Bartkowiak missing) and the Novice Final (Marina Kojić & Mira Eberdorfer), best speaker Tin Puljić and best novice speaker Louisa Broeg - (c) Debattierclub München

In a final jugded by Aisling Tully (chair), Huyen Nguyen, Matt Hankin, Przemek Stolarski, Miri Muntean, Joona Suhonen and Seyoung Jeon, the team Trauma All-Stars (Dawid Bartkowiak, Lucy Murphy) in Closing Government won the Munich Research Open 2019 against teams …

Vom 17. Mar 2019 um 22:58

Sydney, Hebrew Jerusalem and Keio are World Champions 2019

Sydney, Hebrew Jerusalem and Keio are World Champions 2019

The World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) 2019 in Cape Town, which took place 28.12.18-03.01.19, has ended with victories for teams from Sydney, Hebrew Jerusalem and Keio A. The holding of the Open final was accompanied by protests of the Black-African …

Vom 06. Jan 2019 um 19:24 mit einem Kommentar

Cape Town WUDC 2019: The Break

Cape Town WUDC 2019: The Break

After nine preliminary rounds, the first half of Cape Town World University Debating Championship 2019 has ended with the break to the elimination rounds. The outrounds will begin tomorrow, January 2nd, with the Open Partial Double Octofinal. If teams were on …

Vom 01. Jan 2019 um 18:41

WUDC 2019 Updates: Day 2 & 3

WUDC 2019 Updates: Day 2 & 3

What you need to know about the days 2 and 3 of the Cape Town WUDC 2019: In addition to another three rounds of fierce competition, Day 2 of WUDC culminated in Gender Minorities Inclusion Night and the Women’s Forum. …

Vom 01. Jan 2019 um 14:55

Cape Town WUDC 2019: Day 1 Updates

Cape Town WUDC 2019: Day 1 Updates

What you need to know about day 1 of the Cape Town World University Debating Championship 2019: Team codes passed after a revisit by the WUDC Council, and are displayed alongside the last names of team competitors. In addition, for …

Vom 30. Dec 2018 um 14:38

That was the Nordic Debate Academy 2018

That was the Nordic Debate Academy 2018

The Nordic Debate Academy was the first in a series of trainings co-ordinated by the Athens EUDC and Thailand WUDC. This training was hosted by the Danish Debate Association in conjunction with FINDA – Finnish Debating Association, Stockholm Debate Society, …

Vom 30. Nov 2018 um 13:57Comments Off on That was the Nordic Debate Academy 2018

Is there a better way to break than speaks? – An interview with Miriam Kohn & Chris Perkins

Is there a better way to break than speaks? - An interview with Miriam Kohn & Chris Perkins

In the Summer 2018 issue of International Debate, Miriam Kohn (LearningLeaders, Rochester ’17) and Chris Perkins (Rochester ’17) published an article titled “Fair Play: Proposals for Reform to the Break System in British Parliamentary Debate.” In said article, they discussed the …

Vom 14. Nov 2018 um 17:34 mit 3 Kommentaren

“I’ll keep debating” – an interview with Lucía Arce Cubas

"I'll keep debating" - an interview with Lucía Arce Cubas

Today’s feature presents: The first speaker to be top of the tab at an EUDC in both categories as an ESL participant since 2001, Lucía Arce Cubas! In the interview Lucía told us about her origins, debating career and being …

Vom 29. Aug 2018 um 12:39Comments Off on “I’ll keep debating” – an interview with Lucía Arce Cubas

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